Found February 20, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
With Mets pitchers and catchers set to report later this morning, lets take a look at a couple of things Sandy Alderson said over the weekend when he spoke to reporters in St. Lucie. I was a little taken back by what he said when he was asked where he’d like to see the team do better? “Well, just in a general sense, we need to pitch better than we did last year. The starting rotation was healthy and pitched on a regular basis. Hopefully we can maintain that with some better quality performances than we had overall last year” That’s an odd thing to say considering he made no improvements to the rotation this offseason. In fact, the best pitched game of the season last year, came from Chris Capuano who will not be back this season. There’s an old saying that seems very appropriate here. If you continue to do the same things, you’ll get the same results. Johan Santana, R.A. Dickey, Jon Niese, Mike Pelfrey and Dillon Gee make up the projected rotation heading into the season. But whethe...
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